Citizens Desperate for Effective Public Policies to Save Affordable Housing

ACORN ACORN International Canada Citizen Wealth Financial Justice Ideas and Issues

Halifax    The discussion of fights between tenants and landlords was a central part of the organizers’ agenda in the ACORN Canada head organizers’ meeting. In Ottawa it was another fight to save the 1300 unit, Herongate, a frequent target. In Toronto and Halifax landlord licensing is an ongoing fight and there were steps forward around …

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Little Hope for Reform in Foreclosure Settlement Negotiations

Citizen Wealth Financial Justice Foreclosure

New Orleans The industry spins the numbers differently each month.  Foreclosures are rising, but somehow housing markets are being revived by refinancing.  Little of it makes sense and often the information is contradictory, but the bottom line is that housing is still in dire straits across the country.  The home mortgage modification program has been …

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